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A Boy, a Dad, and the Player’s Handbook

As I was perusing my shiny new copy of the Player’s Handbook in my easy chair a few weeks ago, my thirteen year old son asked me a question. “Hey Dad, does that have the rules for making a barbarian instead … Continue reading

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Fifth Time is the Charm

It has been a long, long time since I have posted. After reviewing a couple D&D Classics releases this past winter, this blog went silent. In April, I made a half-hearted attempt at a post entitled “D&Doldrums”. It was almost … Continue reading

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D&D Classics Review: The Grand Duchy of Karameikos

It’s a quiet time for the D&D fan. 4th Edition is done, but the new version of the game (whatever it might be called) is months away. Coupled with this lull in activity is a sense of nostalgia due to … Continue reading

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Dragonlance Finally Available Digitally!

In 2012, Wizards announced that they would go back to releasing select items from the back catalog digitally again. As an old school D&D fan, I found this news quite exciting. I immediately made a wish list of favorites I … Continue reading

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I Deserve a Break Today

As I write this post, it has been almost two and a half years since I began this blog. For a good portion of this time, I’ve been running a regular D&D campaign. In early 2011, our group started with … Continue reading

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What I Learned from White Plume Mountain

In my group’s monthly sessions this summer, I’ve been running White Plume Mountain. It can be found in the recent premium hardcover adventure compilation Dungeons of Dread and also in Tales from the Yawning Portal. Back in the day, I was mainly … Continue reading

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In Praise of Dungeon Command

This is a very strange time for D&D as a product line. 4th Edition is all but finished with the announcement and public playtest of D&D Next. I’d guess that most groups are playing either 4th edition or Next, and … Continue reading

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